Children & Youth Ministries News

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2018 "INSPIRE" Conference Report

On February 23 and 24, more than fifty people from the Lutheran, Anglican and United churches, as well as others, gathered at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church for the 3rd annual Inspire Conference. Inspire is a... Read More

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DYM – February Retreat – Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

The DYM retreat held February 16-19, 2018, was the 6th annual February Winter Retreat for youth from grades 8 up to age 25 at Sorrento Centre. More than 40 youth and youth leaders gathered to reflect, play, eat,... Read More

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Walk the Talk

Saturday, July 22, young people, volunteers and clergy gathered at St Matthias/St Luke for Walk the Talk, a one day summer youth camp. A similar event has been hosted by the parish for the past few years, but this... Read More

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Maundy Thursday Sleepover 2017

Maundy Thursday evening this year, a group of young people from different parishes in the diocese gathered with their youth ministers at the Cathedral. Together with the wider community they participated in the... Read More

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Youth Transforming Unjust Structures of Society for Women and Girls

For two weeks each year around International Women’s Day on March 8th, thousands of delegates from governments and civil society gather at the United Nations in New York City for the annual Commission on the Status... Read More

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Reflections on a "Wizard's" Youth Retreat

I must admit - I love being around young people and basking in their enthusiasm and fresh perspectives on Christian commitment. As one of the diocesan clergy group available to support our teens and... Read More

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Help Us Get to the UN

A group of 12 Anglican young people are raising money to go towards their trip to the UN Commission on the Status of Women this March in New York City. As a part of their fundraising, they have put together a... Read More

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Baby Café at St George Maple Ridge

Baby Café started at St George Maple Ridge in May 2016 with an aim to create a welcoming space for new parents and parents-to-be to come to with their babies. Every Wednesday morning a feast of cakes and squares and... Read More

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18 and 12

18 leaders and 12 participants. Those were who gathered at St Alban the Martyr Anglican Church in Burnaby on a Saturday at the end of September to learn about parish development, connect with one another and have... Read More

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FAITH DAY: Behind the Scenes

  October 21st is a provincial high school PD day. Why not come to theology school for a day?   From 8:30am – 5pm youth in grades 9-12 will have the opportunity to see what it’s like to be a student at Vancouver... Read More